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Chris,
Quite right as always. However I once had to design a bulk silo in a Middle
Eastern country and the local regulations did not allow any storage
structure if it did not meet API-650 requirements. So...

Masroor

> I've never even read ASCE section 9.14.7.3.10, but I'm as certain as I
> can be that if it deals with either sloshing it doesn't mention
> granular materials. If it deals with granular materials it won't cover
> sloshing. Bulk material behavior is as much art as science. I've been
> involved in a few bulk material projects as a sort of structural
> observer and it's very tricky stuff.
>
> Christopher Wright P.E. |"They couldn't hit an elephant at
> chrisw(--nospam--at)skypoint.com   | this distance" (last words of Gen.
> .......................................| John Sedgwick, Spotsylvania
> 1864)
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